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    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Gujarat cop claims receiving death threat from BJP govt

    Mumbai: The crucial witness in the Sohrabuddin case, Vasant Laljibhai Solanki, Police Inspector from Gujarat, who had conducted the preliminary inquiry, had to depose in court on Friday, but did not appear before the special Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) court by responding to the summons, he has ‘threat to his life’ from BJP.

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    Bihar Shelter Home case: SC asks police to investigate Manju Verma, seeks further report from CBI

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Bihar Police to investigate former minister Manju Verma and her husband Chandrashekhar Verma in connection with the recovery of huge quantity of ammunition from them. Verma had to resign as the minister of Social Welfare from the Bihar government in the wake of the Muzzafarpur shelter home sexual abuse case where several women were raped over time.

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    CBI: First look out circular against Vijay Mallya for his detention was not sustainable in law   

    New Delhi: The CBI said Tuesday that the first lookout circular against embattled businessman Vijay Mallya for his detention at the airport was not sustainable in law and needed correction as there was no warrant against him at that time. The agency reiterated its position that there were no grounds to arrest Mallya on November 24, 2015, when he returned from London on the basis of the lookout circular (LOC)

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    Sohrabuddin encounter case: All 15 witnesses turn hostile

    Mumbai: The special Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) court in the Sohrabuddin Encounter Case, in its third day of examining the 34 Investigating Officers, on Friday examined CBI Investigating Officer, Navin Ramanlal Soni, who had recorded statements of 15 witnesses, in their deposition before the court all of them were declared hostile.

  • Vijay Mallya Extradition: Does CBI stand on lookout notice hold?

    New Delhi: The CBI argument for diluting the Vijay Mallya lookout notice is not too convincing, reports NDTV. It has contended that the notice was changed from ‘detain’ to ‘inform’ as there was no evidence against the liquor baron; but this is not a valid reason to alter the lookout notice. In loan default cases, investigation and evidence gathering takes time and the probe was just a

  • CBI changing notice against Vijay Mallya without PM Narendra Modi’s approval inconceivable: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the CBI had aided fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya’s “great escape” by changing the “detain” notice to “inform”, adding that it was “inconceivable” that this was done without Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s approval. Allegations have flown thick and fast between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Mallya episode, following the liquor baron’s claim on Wednesday that he had met Finance

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    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CBI’s IO defends recorded statements

    Mumbai: In the Sohrabuddin Encounter Case on Wednesday, the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court has started examining the 34 Investigating Officers. On the second day of his deposition, A D More, the Investigating Officer of CBI said he had recorded statements of eight witnesses of which four had turned hostile, which included Apte family members, who had travelled in the luxury bus from which allegedly Sohrabuddin Shaikh and his wife

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    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Officers defend taking statements of drivers

    Mumbai: The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday in the Sohrabuddin Encounter Case, started examining the 34 Investigating Officers, with deposition of N K Barot, Investigating Officer from Gujarat CID, who had recorded statements of two witnesses, both of them had retracted from their statements and were declared hostile.

  • Narendra Dabholkar murder case: Accused Sharad Kalaskar sent to CBI custody till Sept 15

    Pune: A sessions court in Pune sent Sharad Kalaskar, an accused in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case, to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody until September 15. However, the court rejected the investigating agency’s demand for the custody of the other two accused, Amit Degwekar and Rajesh Bangera, and instead sent them to magisterial custody.

  • PNB Fraud: Interpol issues red corner notice against Nirav Modi’s sister Purvi

    New Delhi: Interpol has issued a red corner notice (RCN) against Purvi Modi, a Belgian national and absconding billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi‘s sister, in connection with the alleged USD 2 billion PNB money laundering case, officials said Monday. The notice, which acts as an international arrest warrant, states that Purvi Deepak Modi, 44, is required on charges of “money laundering”.

  • Opp unites over Bharat Bandh

    New Delhi : Most of the opposition parties on Sunday announced their support to the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress and Left Front to protest against the rising fuel prices and have a showdown with the Modi government that has evaded a direct explanation to the non-stop rise in fuel prices.

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    Narendra Dabholkar murder case: CBI takes custody of Gauri Lankesh’s murder accused

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken Amol Kale, the prime accused in journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case, in its custody in connection with its probe in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar’s murder case, an official said Thursday. The CBI suspects that Kale is also the mastermind of Dabholkar’s killing, he said. Kale, who was arrested in May this year by the Karnataka Police’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with Lankesh’s killing. will be

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    Narendra Dabholkar case: CBI gets custody of Kalaskar

    Mumbai: A city court on Monday granted the custody of arms haul accused Sharad Kalaskar to the CBI for probing his alleged role in the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar. Kalaskar was arrested last month by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in connection with the seizure of arms and ammunition from different parts of the state.

  • Dabholkar killing: ‘Main shooter’ taken to crime spot in Pune

    Pune: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team today took Sachin Andure, the alleged main shooter in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar’s killing case, to the crime spot here in Maharashtra. According to a police officer, Andure, who had his face covered was taken to the Omkareshwar Bridge, where Dabholkar was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants on August 20, 2013 while he was on a morning walk.